Author Archive for Greg Engert

Delectable Deterioration: A Consideration of Vintage Beer

Editor’s Note: With Tim Carman away on vacation, Young & Hungry invited Greg Engert, the beer director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which includes ChurchKey and Birch & Barley, to blog in his absence. For today’s blog post, I am following the lead of the Beerspotter and the Lagerheads and taking a question from the “Dear Abbey” […]

The Hop Dilemma: What Wine Can Teach Us About Beer and Food

Editor's Note: With Tim Carman away on vacation, Young & Hungry invited Greg Engert, the beer director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which includes ChurchKey and Birch & Barley, to blog in his absence. As I began studying beer and food pairing, I read and read and read. One mistake I think I made early […]

What’s in a Name? Of Beer Directors, Sommeliers, and Cicerones

Editor's Note: With Tim Carman away on vacation, Young & Hungry invited Greg Engert, the beer director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which includes ChurchKey and Birch & Barley, to blog in his absence. An interesting story: A friend of mine was shopping in a beer store in Minnesota recently, and sought the assistance of […]

Craft Brewing Faces an Identity Crisis

Editor's Note: With Tim Carman away on vacation, Young & Hungry invited Greg Engert, the beer director for the Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which includes ChurchKey and Birch & Barley, to blog in his absence. As I was tap-tap-tapping out some (maddeningly terse) tweets over the past week, I was amused—then alarmed—to realize just how much […]

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